Singapore shares open 0.35% higher on Thursday

A man checks his phone at the entrance of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) headquarters in Singapore on Jan 19, 2017.
A man checks his phone at the entrance of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) headquarters in Singapore on Jan 19, 2017. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday (April 13), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,186.01 in early trade, up 0.35 per cent, or 11.26 points.

Around 129.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 98 to 57.